Samsung Galaxy Tab

Samsung Galaxy Tab £199 subsidized or £599 unlocked tips distributor

Samsung Galaxy Tab £199 subsidized or £599 unlocked tips distributor

Samsung is still keeping quiet on exactly what the RRP for their Galaxy Tab slate will be when it launches in the UK on November 1st, but trade distributor Micro P seem determined to tip their hand early.  Mobile Division General Manager John Doughty told T3 that the 7-inch Android tablet would have an RRP of £599 when sold unlocked and SIM-free, or a recommended £199 subsidized price.

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Samsung hit delete on Galaxy Tab “Porn” button

Samsung hit delete on Galaxy Tab “Porn” button

Samsung's rather amusing translation blunder - which saw the Romanian localized version of the Galaxy Tab get a "Porn" button - has been quickly addressed, with the company changing the text to "Acasa" (or Romanian for "Home").  According to the Samsung Romania Twitter account, the change has been to "avoid any misunderstandings."

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€799 Galaxy Tab on sale in Germany says Samsung

€799 Galaxy Tab on sale in Germany says Samsung

Samsung Germany has put the Galaxy Tab Android 2.2 tablet up for sale, though the hefty €799 ($1,106) price tag may put many would-be buyers off.  Supplied unlocked and SIM-free, the Tab has a 7-inch touchscreen, 3G/UMTS, WiFi and a 3-megapixel camera

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T-Mobile USA Samsung Galaxy Tab price leaks

T-Mobile USA Samsung Galaxy Tab price leaks

First Sprint's, now T-Mobile USA's supposed pricing for the Samsung Galaxy Tab has emerged.  The 7-inch Android Froyo slate will apparently be priced at $399 with a new, two-year agreement (and after a $50 mail-in rebate), according to a T-Mobile dealer document TmoNews acquired, while the contract-free price is $649.

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“Porn” button on Samsung Galaxy Tab is error not erotica

“Porn” button on Samsung Galaxy Tab is error not erotica

A combination of localization and ill-considered abbreviation has seemingly left the Romanian version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab with a "Porn" button, though the only risque picture it'll show you is whatever you've set as the desktop wallpaper.  Mobilissimo spotted the oddly named control on a Romanian-language version of the Galaxy Tab, where "Home" has been translated as "Porn".

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Samsung Galaxy Tab hitting Sprint for $399 on November 14?

Samsung Galaxy Tab hitting Sprint for $399 on November 14?

Sprint's version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab will apparently be priced at $399 with a new, two-year agreement, while the contract-free SKU will be $599 from the carrier.  That's the word from the BGR's source inside Sprint, who also tips a November 14th 2010 launch date for the 7-inch Froyo slate.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab priced; NYT, WSJ and USA Today apps incoming?

Samsung Galaxy Tab priced; NYT, WSJ and USA Today apps incoming?

Samsung's Galaxy Tab may be an expensive little blighter, but the 7-inch Android slate is apparently getting attention from news agencies hoping to broaden their sales - and footprint - beyond Apple's iPad.  According to the WSJ's sources, their own publishers - together with the New York Times and USA Today - are all working on Galaxy Tab news apps.  Meanwhile, according to MobilityMinded, Dutch pricing for the 7-inch Samsung slate has been set.

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The Daily Slash: October 5th 2010

The Daily Slash: October 5th 2010

Welcome to the Tuesday edition of The Daily Slash. Today was a pretty steady day for news, especially towards the end of the night. With CTIA kicking off, Motorola came out of the gate swinging, offering up full announcements for plenty of devices. But, in our story from around the Web, it looks like NVIDIA is starting to sell their own branded GPUs. And then, as usual, we'll wrap up what's been going on around the R3 Media Network.

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O2 Germany list Samsung Galaxy Tab for €759

O2 Germany list Samsung Galaxy Tab for €759

Samsung has been pretty coy with official pricing for the Galaxy Tab so far, but O2 Germany has become one of the first carriers to spill the beans on a solid figure.  The carrier is offering the 7-inch Android slate through their My Handy payment plan, a way to spread the cost of the device over - in this case - a 24-month period without actually getting a network subsidy.  Unfortunately, early fears were correct: O2 Germany are asking for €759 ($1,047) overall for the Galaxy Tab.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab gets Gorilla Glass protection

Samsung Galaxy Tab gets Gorilla Glass protection

Whether or not you feel comfortable putting the Samsung Galaxy Tab into your pocket, we now at least know that it should stand a pretty good chance of not shattering while it's in there.  Corning has confirmed that their toughened Gorilla Glass will be protecting the Galaxy Tab's 7-inch touchscreen.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab price is £599.99 tip retail insiders

Samsung Galaxy Tab price is £599.99 tip retail insiders

The RRP for Samsung's Galaxy Tab remains one of the lasting unknowns about the upcoming Froyo tablet, but some loose lips at DSG Group may have spilled the beans.  The company behind UK retailers Currys, Dixons and PC World has told Pocket-lint that the SIM-free, off-contract price for the Galaxy Tab will be £599.99 ($950).

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T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Tab up for pre-registration

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab spawned a pre-registration page at UK retailer The Carphone Warehouse yesterday and now, not to be outdone, T-Mobile USA has rolled out their own version.  We’re still in the dark regarding exact release dates and pricing, but at least you can be among the first to know when the carrier deigns to tell us.

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